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External USB hard disk drive not working!!

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Chinky999, Apr 4, 2010.

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  1. Chinky999

    Chinky999 Thread Starter

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    Hi guys!! I have an external hard disk where I used to keep all my Important data for backup. A couple of times my PC restarted and now wen I plug the same drive again it does not show. It shows USB mass storage device icon in the taskbar but even wen I go to manage it says device not ready. Is it a prblm with my Hard disk or my PC? I tried opening the case of the HDD bt it ws all gud there!! And also wen I plug it in and Hold it in my hand I think the hard disk does not rotate as it shud. Plz help.:(
     
  2. cybersloth

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    put the drive to your ear when you connect it/turn it on and post what you hear..
     
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